Kristin Anders is a freelance romance-genre editor who loves long dark moments and em dashes. She was a paralegal for six years before founding a romance blog to receive an ARC of Monica McCarty’s next novel. Soon after, Kristin became a member of Romance Writers of America, joined a local chapter, and landed an internship with Entangled Publishing.
She now attends writing and editing workshops and edits romance novels full time.
Kristin Anders is a full-time romance-genre freelance editor. She has an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies and has taken various classes at the local college fot writing, English, and history.
Prior to editing, Kristin worked as a paralegal for six years in entertainment law and litigation. Her work focused on legal writing and brief editing, writing on topic, on deadline, and under pressure.
As a freelance editor for romance, Kristin gives editorial letters (content edits) and line edits. She also consults with authors on edits, book pricing, release dates, book promotion and street team ideas hourly. (See Career Counseling.)
Her resume shows her experience and continuing education.
Her references are bestselling authors (Amazon, NYT, and USA Today).
She blogs about writing tips, romance contests, and promotion ideas and offers a free, 500-word manuscript critiques from her blog.
Kristin stays up-to-date on the romance and publishing industry by reading editor and agent blogs, following publishers’ websites, reading Publishers Weekly, and staying active in Romance Writers of America and her local chapter, Music City Romance Writers.
To further her editing and fiction knowledge, Kristin also attends romance conferences, reads books on writing, and attends writing workshops. She believes the editor should know what the writer knows and puts that into practice.
Kristin is happy to talk romance, blogging, books, writing, social media, and any aspect of the publishing business with you.
Contact her to chat!
— CindyPaterson (@Cindy_Paterson) February 23, 2013
@michellegflye @kristinanders1 You know that’s one of my favorite reviews of WTHL, don’t you? Learned a lot about my book from you!
— Michelle Garren Flye (@michellegflye) March 27, 2013 (view the tweet)